Train Derails South of Mercer

Video: Union Pacific train carrying sand derails south of Mercer

A train with cars carrying sand derailed south of Mercer Thursday morning. Union Pacific Senior Director of Corporate Communications and Media Relations Kristen South reports a southbound train derailed about 70 cars near the intersection of U. S. Highway 65 and Destiny Loop. No hazardous materials were spilled, and no injuries were reported with South […]

Rollover Crash

Six area youth injured in crash on Highway 69 near Bethany

Six area residents sustained injuries when a sport utility vehicle overturned one mile north of Bethany Friday evening. The Highway Patrol reports emergency medical services transported 12-year-old Trayton Mitchell of Bethany to the Harrison County Community Hospital of Bethany with serious injuries. EMS also transported 17-year-old Elijah Carlson, 14-year-old Destini Mitchell, 15-year-old Alexis Pratt, and […]

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Six Missourians Among 15 indicted for large-scale meth conspiracy

Six southern Missouri residents are among 15 defendants indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a large-scale methamphetamine conspiracy that involved multi-pound shipments of methamphetamine transported from Arizona to Missouri. Gregory L. Hopper, 34, and Amanda L. Robinson, 27, both of Springfield, Mo.; Leslie T. Ray, 49, and Melissa D. Melencamp, 42, […]

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Animal health startup chooses Missouri for headquarters

Animal health tech company Scollar, Inc., has announced plans to relocate its headquarters from Silicon Valley to Kansas City, Missouri, to launch its suite of products and expand the company in the Animal Health Corridor. Scollar will scale its administrative, customer success, sales, and marketing teams in Kansas City. Designed for everything from cats to […]